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By Michael A. Gass

The evolution and heritage of experience remedy, as chronicled within the moment bankruptcy of this e-book, good demonstrates how a ways this box has developed from a “divergent treatment” into an efficacious kind of remedy that engages consumers on cognitive, affective, and behavioral degrees. Adventure Therapy is written through 3 pros who've been on the leading edge of the sector on account that its infancy. the idea, concepts, examine, and case stories they current are the leading edge of this box.

The authors concentration on:
• the idea substantiating event treatment
• illustrations that exemplify top practices
• the study validating the quick in addition to long term results of experience remedy, while appropriately conducted.

This e-book is the best educational textual content, specialist reference, and coaching source for event remedy practices within the box of psychological future health. it really is acceptable for quite a lot of audiences, together with newbie and skilled therapists, in addition to graduate scholars.

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1). The Council on Accreditation (2010), charged with accrediting and certifying AT programs operating in the United States, defined AT programs as “day or residential programs that provide an intensive, therapeutic experience based on outdoor, educational, clinical, and other activities that involve physical and psychological challenges” (p. 1). Although these definitions may suffice, the message sent to those interested in AT is clear: If we do not formally define AT ourselves, someone else may do so—and the definitions may be more harmful or distracting than they are constructive and focused.

1). Although these definitions may suffice, the message sent to those interested in AT is clear: If we do not formally define AT ourselves, someone else may do so—and the definitions may be more harmful or distracting than they are constructive and focused. We therefore believe it is important to define AT and, in doing so, reference and pay respect to the key historical programmatic and individual influences and efforts that have shaped AT over the past decades. For this reason, the definition proposed at the beginning of this chapter aims to be a reference point for theory development, practice, and research.

On Holt’s insistence (much to Hahn’s dislike, but Holt’s financial resources backed the program), they named the program Outward Bound, a nautical term for when a ship is leaving port to the open ocean, and opened operations in 1941 in Aberdovey, Wales.

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